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Public News Service - MN: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

Minnesota's annual March Food Drive has exceeded expectations, according to spokeswoman Sue Kainz. “Our goal was nine million pounds and dollars, and our record total reached 9.281 million pounds and dollars from generous Minnesotans across the state.” The donations will help stock alm

Legislation designed to meet the growing use of food shelves in Minnesota is heading for a vote at the state legislature. Its author is Rep. John Benson. "I discovered shortly after coming to the legislature, that they had not been providing any support for food shelves, in spite of the fact that

Minnesota's "March Food Drive" is in its home stretch, with the goal of raising nine million dollars or pounds of food. Organizer Sue Kainz, with Minnesota FoodShare says, while the campaign has only reached a third of its goal, tradition is on its side. "We have about 2.6 million pounds and doll

The state's largest yearly food drive gets underway today. Minnesota's "March Food Drive," is designed to stock over 260 food shelves across the state. Spokeswoman Sue Kainz with Minnesota FoodShare says it's a big deal this year, because food shelf use is at a record high. "What we do is set a

Tens of thousands of hungry Minnesotans are not receiving the taxpayer-funded food assistance earmarked for them, according to a new report. The assistance amounts to nearly $2 million per year. Author Jessica Webster, with the Legal Services Advocacy Project, says the state has failed these peopl

An increasing number of Minnesotans are relying on foodshelves and food banks for their basic nutrition needs. Sue Kainz of Minnesota FoodShare is just back from a tour of some of the more than 300 free food disbursement locations around the state. In many communities, she says it's clear that times

St. Paul, MN - A new toll-free hotline offers Minnesota and Midwest farmers tips about switching to organic production. If you call, Harriet Behar will answer. She's a certified organic farmer and trainer from Gays Mills, Wisconsin, who says farmers are "going organic" for various reasons. "Part of

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